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Indian Supreme Court: No to use of religion for votes. Activists: Positive judgment

http://m.asianews.it/news-en/Indian-Supreme-Court:-No-to-use-of-religion...
Judges rule that politicians can no longer appeal to confessional, linguistic or caste sentiments. The first ever challenge to another judgment that called Hindutva "a way of life and not a religion". "The paradox is that it is the party of Prime Minister which uses religion to attract" consensus.

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Christmas attacks confirm threats facing Christians in India

https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2016/12/30/christmas-attacks-confirm-t... Normal Carvalho
December 30, 2016
Four separate incidents of violence and intimidation around Christmas time illustrates that India’s powerful militant Hindu nationalist movements continue to make life increasingly difficult for the country’s Christian minority.
MUMBAI, India – Four separate incidents of violence and intimidation around Christmas time illustrates that India’s powerful militant Hindu national movements continue to make life increasingly difficult for the country’s Christian minority.

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Violence and abuse of Christians in view of Christmas

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ASIA/INDIA - Violence and abuse of Christians in view of Christmas
Thursday, 15 December 2016 persecutions religious minorities religious freedom christianity violence justice hinduism religious fundamentalism

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